DVD Review - The Aggression Scale (2012)
Flickering Myth - over 5 years
The Aggression Scale, 2012. Directed by Steven C. Miller. Starring Ray Wise, Dana Ashbrook, Derek Mears, Boyd Kestner and Ryan Hartwig. SYNOPSIS: When a group of armed men attack a family looking for stolen money, the children hit back. Not having seen any trailers or read any reviews, it was refreshing to go into this film not knowing anything about it. The title suggested an action film of some variety. What I got was Home Alone mixed with Rambo. Whilst not of the same quality as either of those, it is still an intriguing mix. The film centres on the Rutledge family and their new home away from the city. It's a huge house (perfect for running around and hiding in perhaps?), and it soon becomes clear that they are in the sights of Bellavance, a mob boss out on bail who is missing $500,000. He sends four uncompromising crooks to collect what's his, but little do they know that they have the Rutledge's young son Owen to contend with. Owen (Ryan Hartwig) is an emotionally r...
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